Nigerian singer and songwriter Azeez Adeshina Fashola, popularly called Naira Marley, has joined the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its campaign against drug abuse in Nigeria.
The spokesperson for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
Babafemi said NDLEA Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) hosted Naira Marley when the artiste paid a visit to the National Headquarters of the Agency.
The meeting aimed to deliberate on effective strategies to combat the issue of illicit drugs in Nigeria.
“Music star, Naira Marley in Abuja to declare support for the War Against Drug Abuse on Thursday 17th August 2023,” he wrote.
Naira Marley in the video said that he would like to urge his fans, the ‘Marlians’ and the Nigerian youth to stop doing drugs because it is not good for their well-being.
“Let us all stop substance abuse in any form. I have keyed into this campaign to support the NDLEA to stop drugs on the streets. Please, join us as drug abuse is not good,” the 32-year-old said.
The musician visited with other members of his team such as Sam Larry, Dami Marshal and Chuddy Naira.